Cosmos: El Sistema Greece
A Christmas journey with carols from all over the world


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The Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center is welcoming the intercultural symphonic orchestra and choir of El Sistema Greece at Stavros Niarchos Hall, inviting you to an exciting Christmas journey around the world.

More than 80 children and young adults, aged 8-26, representing more than 30 nationalities, join forces for this great festive concert. Young artists will present iconic festive music from five continents and celebrate their cultural roots performing pieces from their countries of origin. The concert will be conducted by music director Kyriaki Kountouri.

A celebration of creativity, aiming to inspire the audience and convey the message of partnership and unity through the power of music.

The specially prepared musical arrangements, created in collaboration with the Department of Music of the Ionian University and composer Dimitra Trypani, bring to life the magic of Christmas and related traditions from different parts of the world.

The educational music project for social integration El Sistema Greece offers free music education to children and young people, aiming to build a community, revolving around music, with no restrictions or discriminations. El Sistema Greece Youth Orchestra is an intercultural educational orchestra, open to young musicians aged 8-26 who know how to play an orchestral instrument. El Sistema Greece Youth Choir is a dynamically evolving intercultural vocal ensemble, constantly enriched by the choir students of El Sistema Greece as well as choristers with vocal studies. El Sistema Greece's musical ensembles offer a special process of group music learning, based on the principles and pioneering teaching practices of El Sistema Venezuela.

Orchestra: El Sistema Greece Youth Orchestra
Choir: El Sistema Greece Youth Choir
Music Director: Kyriaki Kountouri
Chorus Master: Vagia Papagiannopoulou
Artistic Director: Zoe Zeniodi, José Ángel Salazar Marín
Orchestration: Antonis Dachli, Alexandros Natzar, Nikos Sofronis

In collaboration with the Department of Music Studies of the Ionian University and Associate Professor Dimitra Trypani.

This event is realised thanks to a grant by SNF Nostos x Release.


Stavros Niarchos Hall
of the Greek National Opera

Stavros Niarchos Foundation
Cultural Center (SNFCC)

Event Date
Monday 11 December 2023

Starts at

Ticket Prices
Zone Α - General entrance €15
Zone Β - General entrance €10, Concessions €5

Concession tickets of 5€ are available to students, people aged 65+, minors up to 17 years old, the unemployed, companions of Persons with Disabilities, multi-child families and residents of the Municipality of Kallithea.

Children and companions of persons with disabilities can sit with their chaperones and companions in any zone, with a concessions ticket.

On the day of the event, concession ticket holders will be asked to show their ID, as well as supporting documentation (student card, unemployment card, family status certificate for multi-child parents, utility bill for residents of Kallithea)

Free tickets are available to Persons with Disabilities, by contacting the call center at 210 7234567 or via email at and by showing their ID and certification of disability on the day of the event.

Printing your tickets
Please download your tickets in a PDF form. You may print them or have them stored into your mobile phone, in order to check in on the day of the event.

Advance sales
- online:
- by phone: 210 7234567
- Ticket Services box office: 39, Panepistimiu Str, Athens

Important Information
  • Doors open at 19.00.
  • We suggest that you be at the location no later than 30 minutes before the commencement of the event.
  • Entrance will be possible up to 10 minutes before the event's commencement.
  • Pre-sale is required. No order of priority will be available on-site.
  • Entrance allowed for children aged 6+.
  • All SNFCC areas are accessible to people with disabilities.
  • For more information or clarifications, please contact the SNFCC switchboard on 216 8091000.

Booking period

  • Pre-sale for Members starts on Wednesday 1/11 at 12.00 (limited number of tickets).
  • Pre-sale for the public starts on Thursday 2/11 at 12.00.
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